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American Bar Association (ABA) is a voluntary professional membership association of law professionals. The association provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education (CLE), information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public. It is composed of practicing lawyers, judges, court administrators, law teachers, public service lawyers and non-practicing lawyers including business executives, government officials, and law students. ABA was founded in 1878 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
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Founded in 1878
Key Executives for American Bar Association
Member of President's Council on Diversity
Member of Governors Operations and Communications Committee and Board of Governors Executive Committee
Member of Antitrust Law Council
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
American Bar Association Key Developments
American Bar Association Names James Dimos as Deputy Executive Director
Aug 17 15
The American Bar Association announced that James Dimos, a partner with Frost Brown Todd in Indianapolis, will join the association as deputy executive director effective August 31, 2015. In his new role, Dimos will serve as second in charge of ABA staff and represent the executive director as needed. He will be responsible for several functional areas, including ensuring effective communications with ABA sections, divisions and forums. This will involve getting the insights of these ABA groups on pending issues and understanding their views. Dimos joins the ABA after nearly 30 years specializing in the litigation needs of the Indianapolis business community in the areas of antitrust, copyright, First Amendment and media, patent, product disparagement, trademark, trade secret and unfair competition.
American Bar Association Elects Baker Donelson as President
Aug 6 15
A Baker Donelson attorney was named president-elect of the American Bar Association. Linda Klein, managing shareholder in the firm's Georgia office will serve as the president-elect until August 2016 when she assumes the role as president of the ABA. Her practice area focuses on business dispute resolution, contract law, employment law and professional liability. Klein became the first female to serve as the president of the State Bar of Georgia in 1997. She chaired the ABA's House of Delegates from 2010-2012. She was managing partner of Gambrell & Stolz from 2001 until the firm merged with Baker Donelson in 2007 and then became a board member and managing shareholder at Baker Donelson.
American Bar Association Appoints Adrienne Dresevic to Governing Council-Health Law Section
Mar 18 14
Adrienne Dresevic, founding shareholder of The Health Law Partners, was recently appointed to the American Bar Association's (ABA) Governing Council of the Health Law Section. Appointed by the ABA Health Law Section Chair Kathleen Scully-Hayes, Dresevic will serve as a member-at-large through 2015. In this role, Dresevic joins a select group of appointed attorneys responsible for the growth, strategic development and general operations for the Health Law Section. Additionally, Dresevic will continue to serve in multiple roles with the ABA, including Co-chair for the Publications Committee, Chair of the Stark & Anti-Kickback Toolkit Editorial Board, Liaison to The Health Law Editorial Board, Vice Chair for the Revenue Committee and Vice Chair for the Physicians Legal Issues Conference.
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